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    Overlord of Music dave.king1's Avatar
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    Homemade luthiery tools

    As the title says, gotta be something here for just about all of us.

    http://www.homemadetools.net/category/luthiery

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    GAStronomist wokkaboy's Avatar
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    nice one DK, when I have time I'll check it out

    398 ideas as you say got to be something handy for everyone
    Current Builds and status
    scratch end grain pine tele - first clear coat on !
    JBA-4 - assembled - final tweaks
    Telemonster double scale tele - finish tobacco burst on body and sand neck

    Completed builds
    scratch oak.rose gum Jazzmaster - assembled needs setup
    MK-2 Mosrite - assembled - play in
    Ash tele with Baritone neck - neck pup wiring tweaks and play in

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    This might take me a while to get through it all...
    Last edited by keloooe; 10-06-2015 at 05:00 PM.

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    GAStronomist wokkaboy's Avatar
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    Pest, one does not simply have enough "homemade tools"

    when you find something interesting or useful please post it on this thread cuz
    Current Builds and status
    scratch end grain pine tele - first clear coat on !
    JBA-4 - assembled - final tweaks
    Telemonster double scale tele - finish tobacco burst on body and sand neck

    Completed builds
    scratch oak.rose gum Jazzmaster - assembled needs setup
    MK-2 Mosrite - assembled - play in
    Ash tele with Baritone neck - neck pup wiring tweaks and play in

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    Overlord of Music keloooe's Avatar
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    Well I had an idea for a simple clamp that stops bridge pins from flying out when stringing acoustics.... Might see if someone did that already...

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    great link DK, thanks

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    Very handy!

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    Overlord of Music andrewdosborne's Avatar
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    A very, very, very useful and interesting link. Cheers!
    Current (Active) Projects
    #1: JB-4M http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=6799
    #2: SGJM
    http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=7509
    #3: Non-PBG Tele Resurrection http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=7824
    #4: Franken J-Bass (thread to follow...)

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    http://www.homemadetools.net/tuner-fitting-fixture

    This one looks handy. Lining up tuning machines can be a difficult chore by eye alone.
    Current:
    AST-1FB

    Completed:
    ES-5V
    Scratchie lapsteel
    Custom ST-1 12 String (to be converted to 6 string)
    JBA-4
    TL-1TB
    Scratch Lapsteel
    Meinl DIY Cajon
    Cigar Box lap steel

    Wishing:
    Baritone
    Scratchie 12 string
    Open D/Standard Double 6 twin neck

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